David Vasella is a partner in the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. He advises and represents companies on all questions of information and technology law. He specializes in data protection, intellectual property and contract law, especially in connection with the monetization of data and the digitization of business processes, and supports in data protection law compliance. He regularly gives talks and publishes in his fields of expertise.
After studying law at the University of Fribourg (licentiate degree 2002), he became a member of the bar association in Zurich in 2004 and received his doctorate at the University of Zurich in 2011 in the field of capital market and unfair trading practice law (summa cum laude; awarded the Prof. Walther Hug Prize and Issekutz Prize). David Vasella has a teaching mandate at the University of Zurich and is co-editor of digma (Journal for Data Law and Information Security), swissblawg (the biggest legal blog in Switzerland) and datenrecht.ch (a platform on data law). He is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E). Before joining our firm, David Vasella worked at a large business law firm in Zurich for a number of years.